The courageous Mosul Iraq journalist-blogger who kept his eye on the Islamic State, from the inside

‘Trust No One, Document Everything’
by Jay Nordlinger
June 21, 2018

Omar Mohammed is an historian and a “citizen journalist,” as some people say. He is an Iraqi from Mosul, a city that was occupied by the Islamic State from June 2014 to July 2017…He was born in 1986, during the Iran–Iraq War. His father was among the conscripts in the Iraqi army. The war finally ended in 1988, having begun in 1980. Saddam Hussein and the Ayatollah Khomeini decided they had killed enough people for no real reason. That’s how Mohammed puts it to me, with perfect sardonicism. READ MORE

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